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Questions tagged [5.0-lollipop]

Please only use this tag if you feel your question is specific to Android 5.0 -- the 10th publicly named Android release which debuted with the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 in November 2014.

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pm hide VS pm disable — the identity crisis

What's the need of pm disable when pm hide already does its job? I've compiled some information based on my search and research: click here to see the table (edited). As you can see, pm hide can ...
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Google account and installed apps disappeared after an unexpected restart

I have a Note 3 N9005, Lollipop installed on it. My phone just restarted in my pocket, by my clothes "pressing" power and home button (why does that restarts the phone?). After it restarted various ...
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Disable android Sensor only for Call

I'm using device GT i 9082, Android 6 AOSP ROM. My phone has a problem. While answering/dialing call, putting phone near to ear the screen goes off - this works fine but when taking phone off the ear ...
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How to stop Sony Xperia Z3 Compact making noise on using camera button?

I've got a Sony Xperia Z3 Compact running Android 5.0.2, and is not rooted, which has a button that instantly wakes the phone going straight into the camera app. One problem - unless Media Volume is ...
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Nexus dialer default number

When using the default dialer on Nexus, you can search contact with the T9 dialpad. However, I can't seem to find a way to set the defaults for the numbers that come up for each contact. It doesn't ...
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How do I remove orphaned permissions that are preventing an app reinstalling on Android lollipop

I have a ZTE phone I'm unable to reinstall facebook on using the Google Play Store - I get the notorious -505 unknown error. If I install a downloaded facebook apk using adb I get the following error....
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Enable bluetooth tethering via command line

Is there a way to activate the bluetooth tethering mode in Lollipop using the command line? You can do it for usb tethering by running the command service call connectivity 30 i32 1 Is there a similar ...
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Wifi symbol always show exclamation mark since Lollipop upgrade

Since getting the recent Lollipop upgrade, the wifi symbol always has an exclamation mark. Wifi seems to work fine, and I gather this symbol means something to do with inability to access Google ...
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What specifies the maximum supported sdcard capacity of a mobile phone?

I often see this in mobile phone specifications: "microsd card supported, up to 32gb" Is this limit really real? Does it depend on hardware or software? How to know for sure (e.g. using a software) ...
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Are contact groups totally gone for Marshmallow?

I own a Sony XZ with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and I just upgraded from a 4.4 KitKat phone. Under Google Contacts you can add each user to one or many groups and these groups were visible under ...
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Lollipop boots only in recovery

I am using a Lenovo p70 phone with custom aosp 5.1 arm64 based rom! I am using TWRP recovery. Until today i had no problems with the recovery. Today i rebooted my phone in recovery by typing reboot ...
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Allow screen pinning automatically by bypassing the permission dialog

I have an app that makes use of screen pinning. The problem is that, as of now, it asks for the user's permission before pinning the app. I do not want it do this - I simply want it to pin the screen ...
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Square button doesn't respond

Today the square button on the Samsung Galaxy S6, the one used to close all apps running in the background, stopped responding. It was working perfectly fine one minute but stopped the nextime and now ...
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Powersave governor VS Marshmallow Doze

After searching on Google and XDA for an answer (which I didn't find), I decided to pose this as a question here. So, I guess that the majority of us know about the so-called big difference between ...
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Cause and solution of “Error: Unknown operation string: <OP>”

First of all, the following command works perfectly fine on Android 5.1.1 (CM, PA and Tesla ROM builds): adb shell su -c 'appops set android SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW deny' The said command blocks Android ...
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Can't run Android 5.0 os on a virtual machine?

I was trying to set up a virtual machine of Android 5.0 and it didn't work out that well. I got the ISO and Virtual Box. I created a virtual machine in VB and I selected the ISO and powered on the VM ...
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How to solve “The contact doesn't exist” problem on Android 5.0

I have a new Nextbook tablet that shows message "The contact doesn't exist" after tapping the user icon (top right of pull down menu). I am trying to change accounts, but I cant get to the user menu. ...
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Switch carrier error

I have Lenovo A6000 plus. Still running on 4.4.4 I tried update my OS via Lenovo update as I haven't done it a long time and Lollipop is there Download seems fine, and it changed into recovery mode to ...
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Running your own .sh script at vold.decrypt=trigger_shutdown_framework via init.rc (android 5.0)

I want to workaround a vendor bug in an Android 5.0 phone (chinese, MTK, no proper source) Problem is due to a bug in some binary, /data is not properly released on vold.decrypt=...
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Launch google now into listen mode by holding home button like in iOS

I just switched from iOS to android 5.0. With Siri, you are able to hold the home button (from the lock screen or otherwise) and it will immediately start listening for a command. I would like this ...
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Smart Lock Timeout

With my MotoX (pre-Lolipop) I could unlock my phone via the Motorola Skip app and a trusted NFC device. Post-Lolipop, the Skip app no longer works, but the NFC unlocking is now built in. The ...
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Go to silent/vibration mode while listening to music

How can I listen to music and go to silent/vibration mode without having to stop the music? On older versions of Android you just pushed and held the power button and you got a range of alternatives ...
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Unable to use Android Device Manager to reset my Password

I recently locked my Nexus 7 (2013) having Android 5.0.2 with a password, which I forgot. I, then, thought to use Device Manager, since I've authorized it from Google Settings to make changes, such as ...
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How to make Android Lollipop remember wifi password?

I recently upgraded my Motorola Moto G OS to Android Lollipop. It works pretty well. However, one of the features I am missing is my corporate wifi being remembered that I used to enter from the ...
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Moto G Lollipop Update : WiFi Bug

I just updated my Moto G to Android Lollipop via official Motorola update. Now, my Moto G is not connecting to the my cellular Data Plan and not even identifying my home Wi-Fi. (Interestingly, the ...
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How to debug non-rooted Nexus 5 Android 5.0.1 tethering issue?

I normally use tethering a lot but hadn't since the 5.0 update and so didn't notice this issue. Now my Nexus 5 is at 5.0.1 and today I needed to tether and found that it doesn't work. Phone is Nexus ...
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Why does Google Now never think that I will arrive on time?

I have a Nexus 5 running Android 5.0.1. Whenever a notification appears in Google Now about an upcoming event, it always tells me "The transportation mode you selected will not let you arrive on time"...
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Phone shows blank blue screen and powers off after powering on

I have a Xiaomi RedMi Note 1. When I power it on it shows a blank blue screen and it powers offs later. I tried to open the hard reset menu but it shows the blue screen and powers off again, I tried ...
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“Unable to launch event error” when opening .ics file from browser or downloads

I have a Nexus tablet running Android version 5.0.1, Chrome 60, and Google Calendar 5.7 I'm unable to view .ics calendar files when downloaded from a website. These .ics files work on every other ...
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DNS error on laptop when tethered to non-rooted Android 5.1 device

I am trying to hotspot my laptop from a non-rooted Android 5.1 phone (ZTE A110). On IPv4 and IPv6 I get Connection Status: Enabled - with high speed quality - but No Internet Access. When I run ...
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Is it the hardbrick. Phone is not turning on neither by forcing it by pressing vol up,down and power button

I have flashed a stockrom downloaded from the internet from the given link to my qmobile z10 mtk6753, using SP flashtool https://docs.google.com/uc?export=download&confirm=45sO&id=...
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How can I enable the dropdown notification bar on lockscreen on the Asus Zenfone 2?

On my old phone (Samsung I9305), I was able to enable the dropdown notification bar while the phone was locked by using this Xposed module. However, it doesn't work on my Zenfone 2. (Running 5.0, ...
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How to set menu wallpaper separate from home screen wallpaper

I have Samsung Galaxy Note 3,and i think it's rooted.. Because it have android version 5.0 mean Lollipop, and i also found "idoneapps" icon in my menu. So I want 2 different wallpapers, 1 for home ...
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Convert to system app by manually moving the APK to “system/app” folder in Lollipop

I was checking /system/app folder structure in Android L and realized that it has a new folder structure. It has introduced a new folder with APK name between app folder and the APK, e.g. /system/app/...
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Droid turbo radio off when no signal happen, then can't turn radio back on

I just bought Droid Turbo (XT1225) from ebay, everything works fine except the radio, when the phone receive no signal for example in a lift, radio will turn off by itself and can't turn back on. The ...
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App folders on homescreen being removed automatically when a new app is installed

I have HTC Desire 820 running on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop. I have folders with favorite apps on the home screen. But whenever a new app is installed, all those folders disappeared, and the home screen ...
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Music stream interrupted by Facebook likes

Today my OnePlus One (Android 5.0.1-BlissPop) doesn't work as expected. Usually, I surf on Facebook (using the app, not by browser) and at the same time, I listen to some music with the player Shuttle ...
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Same phone number with multiple extensions always get registered in the call log with one single user

I'm using the default factory Dialer, Call Log, Contacts app (all those options are running under the same app) on LG L90 running Lollipop 5.0.2. I created multiple users with the same phone number ...
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Outgoing call is not working after lollipop 5.0.1 update in Samsung Galaxy A5

I have updated my mobile from kitkat to lollipop. After I updated Outgoing call is not working on 2nd Sim. On First Sim am using IDEA(sim card) and on Second Sim am using AIRCEL(sim card). So from ...
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How to copy app data to another user profile (on same device)?

I've created an extra user profile for my kid and want to move his game progress (such as Angry Birds and the like) over to his profile, but am unsure how to go about doing this. The profile is not a '...
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Is blocking ads with hosts file slow?

For instance, Adaway offers a hosts file with 300K addresses to block. It works, but will this significantly impact performance, therefor battery life? When does the system access the hosts file? ...
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How to get the manufactured date information in Android?

In old Nokia phones we get the manufacturer information and manufactured date, purchase date, no. of repairs done etc using the codes like *#92702689# , *#0000# and *#06#. While only the *#06# works ...
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How to disable the droplet/beep sound of the lateral volume buttons on Samsung Galaxy A3?

I have a Galaxy A3 with Android 5.0.2 and when I press the sound buttons in order to turn the volume up or down, those buttons make a beep/droplet sound. How can I disable this sound? I know it was ...
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Can't get back into android phone after factory reset

I returned my phone to factory reset after I had certain issues witht he device. The factory reset was successful, however I am now prompted to the configuration menu of the phone, as expected. The ...
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How to convert time-stamps into human readable form written in a usage-stats file of Android Lollipop?

The file under consideration is any file under /data/system/usagestats/0/daily/. The entries it has are like: <package lastTimeActive="77497976" package="com.android.settings" timeActive="471657" ...
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SELinux context init_shell in boot.img permission denied with Android 5.0.2

I'am used to start a service in the android boot image with inherited context of the init.rc script (u:r:init:s0). In Android 5.0.2 (Samsung), my service does not inherity the init context anymore, it ...
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how to get radio back after installing new ROM

After installing a new ROM (cm12.1) I have lost my radio app on my LG optimus G E975. What I have done to get it back.. 1. I have taken backup of radio app (on Android ver 4.4). But when I install on ...
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Android SMS-App shows wrong sender

On my android 5.0 phone (nexus 5), the sms app shows sms from some (but not all) senders within a wrong conversation view. The sender's numer is +49171xyz, which is also shown in the details view if I ...
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Unable to pick the calls after upgrading to Lollipop 5.0.2

Yesterday I got an update to upgrade my Micromax Yureka mobile to CyanogenMod 12 which upgrades the Android version to Lollipop 5.0.2. And since then I am unable to pick calls, as nothing gets ...
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Android, connecting to a specific wireless channel

I live in a dorm where there is the same wireless network with different channels. How can I choose to which channel I want to be connected? The problem is that channel 1, which has the best signal ...